Apps with 'Customize Windows' feature

  1. Open Shell is a fork of Originally Classic Shell by Ivo Beltchev. Flexible start menu that can mimic the menu behavior of Windows 2000, XP and Windows 7 and compatible with all recent versions of Windows 10 and previous versions of Windows.
  2. The Sysinternals Troubleshooting Utilities have been rolled up into a single Suite of tools. This file contains the individual troubleshooting tools and help files. It does not contain non-troubleshooting tools like the BSOD Screen Saver or NotMyFault.


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  4. Classic Shell is free software that improves your productivity, enhances the usability of Windows and empowers you to use the computer the way you like it.

    Discontinued

    The developer announced that Classic Shell will be no longer developed because Windows 10 is updated too frequently and because Microsoft is making more difficult to customize Windows: http://www.classicshell.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=8147 Last version, 4.3.1, released in August 2017, can be still downloaded from the official website, together with the source code.

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  5. Adapt the taskbar to your workflow, not the other way around. Designed for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10. (Most of the configuration options it provides can’t be tweaked using the taskbar properties or the registry.
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  6. FileMenu Tools lets you customize the context (right-click) menu of Windows Explorer.
  7. NTLite, successor of nLite, is the cutting edge Windows configuration tool made by an independent developer.
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  8. Make your old PC live longer — and your new PC run faster — with AVG TuneUp. Our PC optimizer comes with revamped Sleep Mode technology to boost your PC speed and performance, and Disk and Browser Cleaners that free your storage space.
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  9. Default Programs Editor is a powerful but simple file association utility for Windows 7, Vista and XP. This free utility has three main functions: context menu editor, auto-play editor, and default programs association editor.

    Discontinued

    Last update: March 11, 2018 (version 2.7.2676.2142)

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  10. Folder Marker Pro lets you label important folders with color-coded or image-coded icons in order to make them easier to spot among hundreds of similar-looking yellow folders.
  11. WindowBlinds is a computer program that allows users to skin the Windows graphical user interface. It has been developed by Stardock since 1998, and is the most popular component of their flagship software suite, Object Desktop.
  12. SelfControl is a free and open-source application for Mac OS X that lets you block your own access to distracting websites, your mail servers, or anything else on the Internet. Just set a period of time to block for, add sites to your blacklist, and click "Start.
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  13. Bins is an utility which allows you to group icons in your Windows Taskbar. - Restore sanity to your Windows taskbar Combine related icons on your Windows 7, 8 or 10 taskbar with Bins. Reduce clutter, and get at your programs quickly.
  14. Amethyst is a tiling window manager for Mac similar to the xmonad tiling window manager popular on Linux. Amethyst is written in Objective-C and has configurable shortcuts, multi-monitor support, multiple layouts, and the option to float certain applications.
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  15. Customize Windows (Integrate cursors, themes, wallpapers or change files to improve Windows appearance) Remove Windows Components (Make your choice to reduce and adapt Windows to your needs) Use Settings Presets files (Load or Save Presets files, also know as wccf file, to...
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